Seminar style session that explores Spain and Portugal's colonial and post/imperial encounters with East Asia as registered in writings in Spanish and Portuguese by peninsular and post/colonial authors from the 19th to the 21st centuries. Papers might focus on, but are not limited to, an analysis of fiction and non-fiction narratives of colonial adventures and political resistance, missionary travails, and travel through Japan, China, Korea, Philippines, to mention just a few examples.
Panel "South Asia's Orients," 41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA). April 7-11, 2010, Montreal.
Deadline for submitting abstracts or proposals: September 30, 2009
Call for Essays for "Press (R)eject" special issue of Rhizomes.net
issue 20 (Winter 2009/2010) http://www.rhizomes.net/
Co-edited Richard Burt and Craig Saper, co-operators of the